Meet Our Faculty

Stephanie Bahr

Stephanie Bahr, Assistant Professor of Literature

B.A., Mount Allison University; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
Naomi Guttman

Naomi Guttman, Chair, Professor of Literature and Creative Writing

B.F.A., Concordia University; M.F.A., Warren Wilson College; M.A., Loyola Marymount University; Ph.D., University of Southern California
Areas of expertise: poetry and poetics, food writing, contemplative pedagogy and environmental and feminist literary study
Tina May Hall

Tina May Hall, Professor of Literature and Creative Writing

B.A., University of Arizona; M.F.A., Bowling Green University; Ph.D., University of Missouri at Columbia
Areas of expertise: creative writing, 20th-century literature, experimental women's writing, and postmodern gothic
Doran Larson

Doran Larson, Professor of Literature and Creative Writing

B.A., University of California at Santa Cruz; M.A. and Ph.D., SUNY Buffalo
Areas of expertise: 20th-century American literature, the history of the Anglo-American novel, fiction writing, nonfiction writing and prison writing of the U.S., South African and Ireland

Hoa Ngo, Visiting Assistant Professor of Literature and Creative Writing

B.A., Hendrix College; M.A. and Ph.D., University of Missouri-Columbia
John O'Neill

John O'Neill, Professor of English Emeritus and Senior Lecturer in English

B.S., Wisconsin State College; A.M. and Ph.D., University of Minnesota
Areas of expertise: literature of Restoration England, 1660-1700
Vincent Odamtten

Vincent Odamtten, Professor of Literature, Chair Africana Studies

B.A. and M.A., University of Cape Coast, Ghana; Ph.D., State University of New York at Stony Brook
Areas of expertise: African literature with a focus of Ghanaian and women's literature, 20th-century Caribbean literature, African-American literature, science fiction, literary criticism and use of digital technology in the study of literature
Onno Oerlemans

Onno Oerlemans, Professor of Literature

B.A. and M.A., Queen's University, Kingston, Canada; Ph.D., Yale University
Areas of expertise: Romantic period literature, animals in literature, animal rights, nature writing – literature and environmentalism, and cultural and political history of the Adirondack Park
Nancy Sorkin Rabinowitz

Nancy Sorkin Rabinowitz, Professor of Comparative Literature

B.A., City College of the City University of New York; M.A. and Ph.D., University of Chicago
Areas of expertise: Greek tragedy, feminist criticism, reception and performance of tragedy and teaching yoga and classics to underserved populations, especially prisoners
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Literature and Creative Writing Department

198 College Hill Road
Clinton, NY 13323
315-859-4370 mthickst@hamilton.edu
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